Rome: Italy on Thursday overtook China as the country with the most reported deaths from the new coronavirus. Italy, being the worst-hit from the virus in Europe, reported 447 deaths yesterday, taking the total death toll to 3, 405. Also Read - China Observes National Day of Mourning For COVID-19 Victims

China, where the disease first spread, has so far reported 3,245 deaths. The country has reported no new domestically transmitted novel coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Friday, marking a major turning point in the global battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan And Gauri Convert 4-Storey Office Into Quarantine Ward For Coronavirus + People



With many countries battling with the virus outbreak, nationwide lockdown has been imposed to contain the spread of the new virus. Also Read - COVID-19: 'I Hated Losing to You Guys': Gautam Gambhir Thanks RCB in Cheeky Manner | SEE POST